Added a comment to gabs's bike check 10/15/2018 10:57 AM
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I understand what you mean although having more angle on the outside pedal when the bike is leant over generates more grip on that pedal. I think if the bike was unweighted mid corner for example, your outside foot might slip off. All speculation of course.

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Added a comment to gabs's bike check 10/15/2018 7:44 AM
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This looks rad! I rode chainless for pretty much half a season in the alps after breaking several shifters/mechs. The challenge is how far down the track you can get without using the brakes :-)

I have a question. How does the bike perform on flat turns and off camber? Normally you would have the outside pedal down to generate more grip on the side knobs of the tyre and to lower the center of gravity.

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Added a comment to niq.qi's bike check 10/10/2018 1:06 AM
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Nice! Love the custom forks!

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Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB's Transition Patrol Carbon Test Bike 10/8/2018 8:05 AM

Laser etched levers, team issue red code calipers, ride or die on the top tube? The wins the award for most kook ride ever.

Added a comment about feature Could Sam Hill Still Win at Downhill? 10/4/2018 11:18 PM
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I know what you are saying and I kind of agree. But being at the top of WC downhill isn't shit or bust. The top guys are there EVERY time. What Sam has done in EWS is insane, even his competitors don't understand how he does it. You just can't write Sam off, he is one talented dude.

Edited to add, I agree with bman33. Age isn't on his side for a comeback.

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Liked a comment on the item Could Sam Hill Still Win at Downhill? 10/4/2018 11:15 PM

My Heart says yes, but if there was money on the line, I'd place my money elsewhere.

Added reply in a thread 2019 Racing Rumors 9/27/2018 12:40 PM

Yes! Les Gets returns. Hope this is true!

Added a comment about news blog Josh Bryceland Leaves Santa Cruz 9/27/2018 11:13 AM
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With Loris leaving, the Syndicate will need a big star when Greg retires :-)



Just stirring the pot :-)

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Added a comment about news blog Josh Bryceland Leaves Santa Cruz 9/27/2018 7:07 AM
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I guess they need to free up cash to pay for Gwin ;-)

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Liked a bike check Evilcorn 9/21/2018 2:44 AM
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Added reply in a thread 2019 Racing Rumors 9/19/2018 2:37 AM

What did Giant do to you? If we are talking about Junior World Champs then you have to mention 2005 when Amiel Cavalier won gold riding a Giant Faith. As with any bike, geometry development is ongoing. Also it's very unusual for the top pro guys to be ... more »

Added a comment about news blog Trump Approves Tariffs on Chinese Goods Including $1 Billion in Bike Products 9/19/2018 1:57 AM
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Thanks for letting us know that you know.

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Added a comment about news blog Trump Approves Tariffs on Chinese Goods Including $1 Billion in Bike Products 9/19/2018 1:53 AM
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Somewhat of a contradiction there. How does automation bring jobs back to the USA. To use your cotton example...what happened to all the cotton pickers?

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Added reply in a thread 2019 Racing Rumors 9/18/2018 12:40 AM

Not taking anything away from Vali Höll, she's amazing. But the marketing value of a female junior or even a top female senior rider is small compared to a winning senior male rider. Anyone thinking that Gwin won't be dominating world downhill for the ... more »

Added reply in a thread Jared Graves Diagnosed with Brain Tumor 9/18/2018 12:17 AM

Thanks for the update!